Donna Kay (Wyland) Meng went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, May 5, 2018, at the Gordon Country Side Care. Donna was born on Oct. 18, 1943, the 7th child of ten born to Alfred and Bertha (Hiner) Wyland.
She attended Hemingford Public Schools. She was a Box Butte Co. Fair Queen attendant. She met her husband William Albert Meng at the ZCBJ dance hall west of Hemingford. They wed at Gering, Neb., on Aug. 24, 1961. They moved to Gordon Neb., in 1966. To this union, 3 boys were born. William John Meng (Susana), of Gibbon, Neb; George Meng (Lorri), of Gordon, Neb., and Thomas Meng (Dolly) of Shelton, Neb.
Donna worked for many years for Gordon Public Schools. She always had a love for children and was a favorite with all of her nieces and nephews as well as the kids in the community.
Donna was baptized in Christ and was a member of the Presbyterian Church of Gordon. She was also a member of the Presbyterian Women’s Association, the American Legion Auxiliary, and the Women’s Bowling League.
Donna is survived by her husband William Meng of 56 years, her sons, daughters-in-law, 13 grandchildren, 6 great-grandchildren, and 1 great-great-grandchild. Donna is also survived by sisters; Norma (Jerome) Kosmicki of Grand Island, Neb., Deborah (Jerry) Mundt of Berea, Neb.; her brother-in-law George Wickham of Hemingford, Neb.; sisters-in-law Candy Wyland of Cedar Point, N.C., Mary Reed of Dale Valley, Texas, and Gerry Pettipiece (Wes) of Chadron, Neb.
She was preceded by her parents Alfred and Bertha (Hiner) Wyland, her brothers Alfred LeRoy, John, Kenneth, her twin brother Donald, Robert, and Thomas, her sister Carol; and sisters-in-law Judy Wyland and Colleen Wyland and Sally Cullers.
She was loved and will be missed by her several generations of nieces and nephews as well.
Memorial services will be held Friday, May 11, 2018, 10 a.m. at the First Presbyterian Church in Gordon, Neb., with inurnment at 2 p.m. at the Hemingford Cemetery, Hemingford, Neb.
A memorial has been established for the Gordon Volunteer Fire Department or Gordon Volunteer Rescue Unit and donations may be sent in care of Chamberlain-Pier Funeral Home, PO Box 366, Gordon, NE 69343.